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  • LEED Puts the

      RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A McDonald's® restaurant in Riverside, Calif., today was awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and ...


  • Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Contribute Additional Points Toward LEED Certification

    Greenbuild -- McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC) is pleased to announce that Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) products are now eligible for an additional point in the LEED® certification. According to the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the recently released LEED Pilot Credit 43: Certified Products qualifies all products included in the Cradle to Cradle Certified program ...

  • EARNING LEED POINTS EASIER WITH NEW WATER CONSERVATION PRODUCT

    WasteStop™ Flow Control Valves Reduce Water Flow, Not Water Pressure RENO, NV – December 17, 2007 – ConservCo Water Conservation Products, LLC today announced that its newest product, the WasteStop™ Valve, can help earn a building two Water Efficiency LEED points from the U.S. Green Building Council because of the water savings it produces. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ...

  • More Changes to the LEED Program

    While more companies and building owners are demonstrating interest in green building and planning accordingly, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is revamping the LEED rating system this year. LEED 2012 will focus on areas that have been criticized by some, such as improving the rating system’s clarity (providing more precise technical criteria) and making the system more usable. ...


  • IEQ Testing for LEED Certification

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive air sampling services for residential and commercial structures working to achieve LEED certification. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was established in 1993 and their LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System has become the leading tool used ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • LEED v4 Makes a Departure from LEED 2009

    LEED v4 is a Rigorous Departure from LEED 2009, Focusing on Life Cycle Assessment, Product Disclosures and Increased Energy Efficiency LEED v4 is scheduled for introduction at the Greenbuild Conference and Expo in November 2013. The most significant changes to the LEED program involve the move away from the simplicity of recycled content and regional material credits to a weighted system ...


    By thinkstep

  • Leonardo Academy online training: The integration of LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) and LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB)

    December 13, 2010 - This course discusses the integration of LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) and LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) to achieve project objectives. Presenter: Michael Arny, PE, MSME, LEED AP When: Thursay December 16, 2010, 1:00 - 2:30 CST Cost: $50/person ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Modern wastewater technology scores points for LEED certification of green buildings

    More and more customers require that the technology they install for water and wastewater treatment meets their LEED criteria (LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Category 2 certification requires that applicants for LEED certification supply details of water consumption and efficiency. Which is why the technology used for wastewater treatment is of major importance. ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • World`s first LEED platinum hospital

    Unique among its peers, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is the first healthcare facility in the world to achieve a LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). In close collaboration with healthcare provider Seton Family of Hospitals, the Building Technologies Division of Siemens Industry, Inc. provided ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • San Diego`s first LEED certified restaurant

    Self-proclaimed “most environmentally sustainable restaurant in America,” Pizza Fusion said Monday it was opening San Diego's first 'green' restaurant in May. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified unit will be the Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based restaurant chain's second location of its national franchise expansion to open outside their home state of Florida, following ...

  • EnviroSolutions Inc. Updates to Maintain LEED Quality Standards

    EnviroSolutions, Inc. is currently updating their programs in order to adhere to upcoming revisions to the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building standards. These revisions to LEED will take effect in the summer of 2013, and will mean significant changes to guidelines for both new construction projects and ...


    By PRWeb

  • Indianapolis KFC Awarded LEED® Green Building Certification

    A KFC restaurant in Indianapolis has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC’s rating system for designing and constructing the world’s greenest, most energy efficient and high performing buildings. ...

  • LEED Certification Compliance Services Offered by Zimmetry Environmental

    A growing number of building owners and management companies across Puerto Rico and the Caribbean have recognized the benefits of obtaining LEED certification for their properties.  To obtain this coveted status, there are a number of credit categories where points can be earned towards certification. A significant category is indoor environmental quality credits.  One of the leading ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Ecotech Institute Receives Gold LEED Certification

    Ecotech Institute, the first and only college focused entirely on preparing America's workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainable design, today announced that it received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. "This is one of the highest honors anyone can receive in green ...


    By Marketwire

  • TELUS Garden receives official LEED Platinum certification

    Following an extensive review, the Canada Green Building Council awarded TELUS Garden Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. This is the highest rating a building development can receive. This honour was presented at today’s launch of the Smart Prosperity initiative at TELUS Garden, attended ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Next generation of LEED out for public comment

    On May 19, 2008, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) opened a public comment period for the most sweeping changes to its LEED Rating System since its original launch in 2000. The changes, which apply to all the nonresidential LEED rating systems that have been formally released, are largely in line with the plan that USGBC laid out at the 2007 Greenbuild conference in Chicago (see EBN Vol. 16, ...

  • Never Fall Short on LEED Certification Again

    Dynamic Air Quality Solutions' V8 Air Cleaning System is an optimal solution for building owners and operators designing to green standards or seeking LEED certification. The impact of air filtration is often overlooked as a means of maximizing attainable points and preventing coming up short of a desired level (Platinum, Gold, Silver). The Dynamic V8 Air Cleaning System is an energy-saving ...


    By Marketwire

  • San Diego Buildings Earn Prestigious LEED Certifications

    The Irvine Company today announced that two of its premier San Diego properties have been awarded prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications, a designation ...

  • NREL’s research support facility certified LEED® platinum

    The Research Support Facility (RSF) located on the campus of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been certified LEED® Platinum for New Construction by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building design and construction. ...

  • R. Baker & Son All Industrial in the LEED on GREEN since 1935

    With alarming environmental topics like global warming and energy costs dominating our headlines, “green” has the word in business today. At long last, American industry is finally recognizing the importance of taking steps to reduce their impact onour fragile environment. For R. Baker & Son, though, “being green” is nothing new; we have been providing environmental services since 1935.One ...

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